The Truth About Freezing Your Credit

On August 17, 2021, T-Mobile learned of a massive data breach.  Do incidents like this make you wonder what you can do to protect your credit? Perhaps freezing your credit is an option. Read further to find out how. The Big Freeze A credit freeze can protect you from identity theft or prevent further misuse…

The Next Decade: 5 Ways to Make 2020 Pop

From the possibility of flying cars to an even stronger presence of robots, we’ve been anticipating the year 2020 for decades. As the countdown to this mysterious year begins, many may already be deciding on how to make the year a great one. The following five suggestions may help on that front. From All Angles…

4 Ways to Go Green and Save

Green initiatives have been implemented across the globe. And, why shouldn’t they be? With everyone draining the earth of its precious resources, four ways are explained how you can go green and save in the process. Green with Envy 1. Many conversations arise between friends, so why not make the topic of going green one…

15 Top Universities for 2016 and Beyond

It’s graduation season! Thinking of heading back to college next semester? If so, it may be worthwhile to view the top 15 universities in the “National University Rankings,” as presented by U.S. News & World Report. Schools in the National Universities category, such as Johns Hopkins University and Brown University, offer a complete range of…

5 Ways to Yard Sale Success

Perhaps you are saving toward a family vacation, seeking to buy that flat screen television for the family room or sock away a few extra bucks for a rainy day. You can accomplish either of these goals by having a yard sale. Follow these five tips for yard sale success! A Buyer’s Market You drive…

On the Cheap: Saving Money

From a financial perspective, do you have extra money to funnel away every month? If you are like most of us, the answer is “no.” Saving money is no laughing matter, especially since a rainy day can occur at any given time. You may feel that you have countless bills to be paid every month…

3 Ways to Pick a Bank

Everyone knows that money makes the world go round. But, some just are not choosy enough about where they put their money for safe-keeping. After evaluating these three suggestions, it will become a whole lot clearer as to which banks may best serve your interests. Minding Your Money We expect our banks to provide us…

Decoding Credit Scores

You don’t need nationally syndicated talk show host, Clark Howard, to hammer into your head, the fact that it’s important to keep your credit in good standing; if you’ve been anywhere near a television these past couple of years, you already know the dangers of not doing so. We hear, credit this and credit that, all the time….

Test Your Budget IQ

With ‘2014’ in full swing, it’s time to get some things in order, financial order that is. Countless bills mount on a day-to-day basis, do you know how to budget your money to see results? If so, pat yourself on the back, because you are ahead of the curve. The “B” Word: Budget Question: What is your budget…

4 Tips for Selecting a Financial Adviser

For some, few things are left unguarded, but this may not be the case with personal finances. This is exactly the reason many choose a financial adviser. What should I look for when selecting my adviser? Learn how to select the one that is right for you in as easy as one, two, three. The…

4 Best Free Things

Someone once said the best things in life are free and from there many have embraced this notion. What does this mean? We don’t have to spend tons of money just to enjoy certain pleasures in life, four of which are listed here. Free as a Bird 1. Laughter has been said to be the…

8 Easy New Year’s Resolutions

5-4-3-2-1…Happy New Year! Here’s to a wonderful 2014. Do you want to know how to make this year even more grand than the last? Follow these eight simple tips, of course. Resolve to Make this Year Better 1. As some people make New Year’s resolutions, many resolve to make the coming year better than the previous one. You…

10 Strongest U.S. Housing Markets

The U.S. is a wonderful country; it’s not without its set of problems like any other country, but wonderful nonetheless. Moreover, analysts continuously debate about whether or not the real estate market is back on track. What you should know is that 10 housing markets definitely are more secure than other ones. Utilizing Every Resource…

How to Claim your Lost Cash

Money comes and it goes just the same. Are you unsure if you have unclaimed money from bank accounts, insurance policies and the like? Well, time is running out, to claim your money that is. The Perfect Match If you are in need of extra cash, try searching right in your very own backyard, literally,…

How to Eat Right and Stay within Budget

You have two choices when it come to food options: You can either eat healthy or fill yourself with a bunch of empty calories. If you are like most of us, you are on a budget, but you can still eat right while staying well within your means. How? One way is by following these simple…

Money On the 1’s: Penny Stocks 101

Very few things in life are without its risks. Penny stocks, however, falls right into the risk category. What are penny stocks? And, how are they traded? Continue reading for the answers. A Penny for Your Thoughts There are many scams out there concerning money, but penny stocks, to some, is not one of them. The…